Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 140 137
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 11 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.56% 0.89% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 4.30% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 22
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £75,000 £51,150
North West median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +9.68%

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 505 605 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.70% 20.71% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 371 446 424
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +22 6 £50,000 -28.57%
Wilmslow +16 1 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £33,000 - 1
Northwich - 1 £47,500 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Validation
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Maven
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) Confluence
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Fintech
7 2 (18.18%) Grunt
7 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Grunt
5 2 (18.18%) JBehave
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) Ant
6 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (9.09%) Gradle
6 1 (9.09%) gulp
6 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
6 1 (9.09%) Protractor
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Jest
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) React
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Fintech
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (9.09%) Green Hat